The Shemwell Family

Herman Wiley HodgesAge: 74 years19151989

Herman Wiley Hodges
Given names
Herman Wiley
Birth May 1, 1915 32 29
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 8 months)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Death of a brotherEarnest T Hodges
February 27, 1917 (Age 21 months)
Birth of a brotherGarland Leon “Buck” Hodges
February 19, 1918 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 20 months)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 2 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history -
Census February 10, 1920 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherDoyle Preston Hodges
April 16, 1925 (Age 9 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Wiley Hodges
December 18, 1925 (Age 10 years)

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 14 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 3, 1930 (Age 14 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherMarcellus Clay Williams
January 24, 1931 (Age 15 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherJulia Frances Yelvington
January 18, 1938 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#1Kenneth Autry Hodges
August 25, 1938 (Age 23 years)
Census April 16, 1940 (Age 24 years)
WWII Draft Registration
1941 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 26 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers -
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Evelyn “Eva” Hammond
January 15, 1947 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 34 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union -
Death of a fatherJohn Lee Hodges
January 25, 1957 (Age 41 years)
Marriage of a childKenneth Autry HodgesEvelyn Carrie CollierView this family
January 14, 1967 (Age 51 years)
Death of a motherMary Bertha “Bertie” Williams
June 17, 1969 (Age 54 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 30 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. -
Death of a brotherOtis Lee Hodges
March 1987 (Age 71 years)
Death June 10, 1989 (Age 74 years)
Last change February 11, 201712:14:58

by: Barry Shemwell
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elder brother
Earnest T Hodges
Birth: January 2, 1906 22 20Union, Arkansas, United States
Death: February 27, 1917Union, Arkansas, United States
2 years
elder sister
4 years
elder brother
Otis Lee Hodges
Birth: calculated 1911 27 25Smackover, Union, Arkansas, United States
Death: March 1987Smackover, Union, Arkansas, United States
Herman Wiley Hodges
Birth: May 1, 1915 32 29Union, Arkansas, United States
Death: June 10, 1989Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States
3 years
younger brother
Garland Leon “Buck” Hodges
Birth: February 19, 1918 34 32Smackover, Union, Arkansas, United States
Death: September 15, 1993Johnson City, Washington, Tennessee, United States
younger brother
Doyle Preston Hodges
Birth: April 16, 1925 42 39Union, Arkansas, United States
Burial: Lone Oak Cemetery, Union, Arkansas, United States
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Herman Wiley Hodges
Birth: May 1, 1915 32 29Union, Arkansas, United States
Death: June 10, 1989Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States
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wife’s husband

Herman Wiley Hodges has 16 first cousins recorded